Meet our speakers and workshop leaders of 2022.

  • Petra Maria Asprion

    Petra Maria Asprion is leading the Competence Centers Cyber Security & Resilience as well as Blockchain at FHNW School of Business.

  • Bettina Schneider

    Bettina Schneider is the initiator of the Tri-National Cybersecurity Days. She is a researcher and lecturer at FHNW passionate for Cybersecurity Awareness, Privacy as well as Blockchain-based Digital Identities.

  • Prof. Dr. Tim Weingärtner

    Tim Weingärtner is a computer science lecturer and researcher at Lucerne University. He is a specialist in Blockchain technology an Smart Contracts, product development, innovation and project management.

  • Sarka Pekarova

    Experienced working in various roles from defensive to offensive side of the cyber security spectrum. I love to share my knowledge and passion for social engineering, physical intrusions and deception at various events and trainings for customers. I enjoy versatility that shows in areas I am involved from medical devices, industrial control systems (ICS) and SCADA to social engineering.

    Speaker and workshop leader at events and customers (e.g. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Transport for London, Layer8 (USA). Ambassador and speaker for BSides Athens, Co-Organiser of BSides Cairo.

  • Roger Halbheer

    Roger Halbheer, Chief Security Advisor for C-level executives at Microsoft, and passionate about security as business enabler and driver for transformation. He is subject matter expert on identity solutions based on blockchain technology.
  • Andreas Wisler

    Andreas Wisler is Managing Director of goSecurity AG and Senior IT-Security auditor. He is specialised in setting up ISMS, PIMS or BCMS and accompanies companies unerringly to ISO 27001, 22301 or 27701 certification.
  • Laurent Verdier

    Laurent Verdier joined the initiative in September 2020 as a project manager to contribute to the coordination and development of public awareness of cyber risks. As a police officer assigned to the system by the Ministry of the Interior, he brings his expertise in cybercrime and his experience acquired in this field since 2002 at the Information Technology Fraud Investigation Brigade (BEFTI) of the Police Prefecture, at the Central Directorate of Internal Intelligence (DCRI), and then at the ANSSI’s Cyber Defense Center.

  • Luca Stäuble

    Luca Stäuble ist Rechtsanwalt bei Kellerhals Carrard in Zürich. Er ist vorwiegend im Bereich des Schweizer und EU-Datenschutzrechts tätig und unterstützt seine Klienten unter anderem bei der Konzeption und Umsetzung von (digitalen) Geschäftsmodellen sowie bei der Verhandlung und Redaktion von datenschutzrelevanten Verträgen und Dokumenten. Seine weiteren Tätigkeitsschwerpunkte umfassen insbesondere die Bereiche des Wettbewerbs- und Kartellrechtrechts.

  • Simon Apel

    Based in the Mannheim office of German full service law firm SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz, Simon Apel advises national and international clients on all aspects of intellectual property law, IT law and data protection law as well as on commercial agreements. He is also a lecturer at Mannheim University for copyright law and is the author of numerous publications in the said fields.

  • Alexander Stolz

    Alexander Stolz is active in the IP/IT department in the Mannheim Office of the German full service law firm SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz. He advises and represents national and international clients focusing on the areas of distribution, general terms and conditions and contract law, e-commerce and data protection law as well as technical and non-technical intellectual property rights (in particular patent, utility model, trade secrets and trademark law). He was also lecturer at numerous seminar events and is author of various publications in these areas.

  • Ludovic Haye

    Ludovic Haye has long experience in industry and politics. In 2018, he obtained an MBA in Risk Management, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity from the School of Economic Warfare. In 2020, he is an auditor of the National Cyber Session of the IHEDN. He is a regular speaker at the Upper Rhine Forum on Cybersecurity (FRC) at ENA in Strasbourg. In 2017, Ludovic Haye was elected mayor of Rixheim following early municipal elections, and re-elected on March 15, 2020. In 2020, he was elected Senator of the Department of Haut-Rhin. He is a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Armed Forces, the Committee on European Affairs, and the Committee on Constitutional Law, Legislation, Universal Suffrage, Regulations and General Administration. He represents the Senate in the Council of Europe.

  • Hermann Grieder

    Hermann Grieder holds a Msc. in Business Information Systems. He is a researcher at the competence centers Cybersecurity & Resilience as well as Blockchain at FHNW. He is the co-creator of and  involved in various blockchain and cybersecurity projects.